Re install xp pro

  fredyflame 10:49 15 Feb 2004
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Can you tell me the best way to do a clean install with xp pro running
I would like to do it from dos but do not know how to get there.
I know how to use fdisk once I have formatted disk
I have no floppy drive

  powerless 10:51 15 Feb 2004

Boot from the XP CD click here

Install click here

  fredyflame 11:02 15 Feb 2004

will this let me partition my drive?

  powerless 11:03 15 Feb 2004

Yes.

Image 1.5

  fredyflame 11:11 15 Feb 2004

Thank you
By the way i have just installed xp pro on a laptop and it keeps freezing on start up anything I can do??

128 meg 600mhz

  steven_frost 11:56 15 Feb 2004

how olds the laptop and sounds like a hardeware problem also 128meg is way to small to run XP Pro you need 256min to running

  ventanas 13:37 15 Feb 2004

Been running XP Pro on nearly thirty machines for two years. Most of them have only 128mb and no problems. Depends what you want to do with it.

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 13:39 15 Feb 2004

Ram is a bit minimal but shouldnt stop it booting
it may freeze or slow down and appear to freeze if you trydto do to much at once xp loves ram the more u have the happier it will be,just my opinion.




Reagrds.

  fredyflame 14:07 15 Feb 2004

Could it be a bios problem?

  fredyflame 14:08 15 Feb 2004

win 2000 booted up ok

  anon1 14:45 15 Feb 2004

128 mb is enough click here
Check the cooling fan it may be that the heat is causing the freezing problem. Bearing in mind that xp probably makes the chip work harder than 2000

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